RARE/SCARCE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Iceland Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Bewick's Swan, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. March 10th, 2018.
Twite, Co. Louth, Ireland.
Twite (Carduelis flavirostris)
Dundalk, Co. Louth. February 13th, 2018.
Brambling, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow. February 13th, 2018.
Cattle Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Lingstown, Co. Wexford. February 11th, 2018.
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)
Wexford, Co. Wexford. February 2nd, 2018.
Pied Wheatear, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Ring Strand, Ballymacoda, Co. Cork. December 12th, 2017.
Pied Wheatear, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Ring Strand, Ballymacoda, Co. Cork. December 12th, 2017.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 21st April
2017 Subalpine Warbler, Wexford
2011 Tawny Pipit, Wexford
2009 Woodchat Shrike, Waterford
2008 Bluethroat, Waterford
2008 Little Bunting, Cork
2007 Red-rumped Swallow, Cork
2000 Nightingale, Cork
1987 Purple Heron, Cork
1974 King Eider, Donegal
1968 Alpine Swift, Cork
1954 Tawny Pipit, Wexford
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Subalpine Warbler
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2017.
Tawny Pipit
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 2011.
Woodchat Shrike
Ballydwan, Waterford. 2009.
Bluethroat
Saleen, near Brownstown Head, Waterford. 2008.
Little Bunting
Old Head of Kinsale, Cork. 2008.
Red-rumped Swallow
Lissagriffin, Cork. 2007.
Nightingale
Ballycotton, Cork. 2000.
Purple Heron
Garretstown, Cork. 1987.
5th Irish Record. Joined by a second two days later
King Eider
Off Rosbeg, Donegal. 1974.
7th Irish Record. Returned annually until 1982
Alpine Swift
Trawkieran, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1968.
10th Irish Record
Tawny Pipit
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 1954.
2nd Irish Record
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 21st April:
Pied Crow, Jalo Oasis, Al Wahat, Libya. 21st April, 1931.
Collected 24th April.
Ghigi, A. 1932. Spedizione scientifica all'oasi Cufra (marzo-luglio 1931) - ucelli. Ann. Mus. Civ. St Nat. Genova 55: 268-292